Brewed by Badger (Hall & Woodhouse)
Style: Bitter
Blandford Forum, England
Serve in English pint


on tap

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RATINGS: 202   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Bottle: Pasteurised.
"Bound to satisfy".
Current description: Hopping Hare is thrice hopped with three types of hop used during the brewing process. Aromatic Goldings and Cascade combine to provide an uplifting citrus-grapefruit and floral aroma, whilst First Gold carries the bitterness. The effect is a refreshing ale with a unique hoppy aroma and well-balanced bitterness that is bound to satisfy! It is a terrific match with roast lamb and spicy Thai dishes!
Previous description: Triple hopped - Super Styrian hops added twice to the coppers then Styrian Goldings added.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Pizd (433) - Merseyside, ENGLAND - APR 19, 2013
(Bottle): Pours a clear light golden colour, small white head and a fair bit of lacing. Aroma of floral hops, citrus and a little bit of toffee. A strange flavour, somewhat malty with hops, caramel and hints of spice. Not great on the palate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mike_77 (4930) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - APR 13, 2013
Clear golden blond, light carbonation. The hops in the aroma are a bit skunky. Flavour is rather muted at first. There’s a light citrus edge and some bready malt just prior to the medium bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
BitchPls (716) - FINLAND - APR 6, 2013
Clear, see through yellow/orange beer with a white head. Some toffee, caramel, bread, roasted coffee (like in the air around a coffee factory) and citrus notes on the nose. Smells very nice. The body is light and watery. Mouth feel is soft and round. The hops is about the same quality as in a normal pils. A bit buttery. Some caramel. Slight grassy bitterness. The aroma promised something a lot better and more interesting. This one’s rather dull disappointingly.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Weefannybaws (130) - Barrhead, SCOTLAND - MAR 31, 2013
Bottle from Sainsbury’s. Pours a lovely light amber. Malty toffee on the nose, with hints of curry. Caramel overtones on the palate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
cthistle (6) - SCOTLAND - MAR 30, 2013 does not count
Pours light amber with white head. Caramel malty aroma with similar tastes. Good balance between hops and malts

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
SarkyNorthener (3833) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 2, 2013
Bottle. Golden colour with small head and decent lacing. Aroma is a little grassy and lemon hops. Taste is of mild citrus hops, pale lager malts, grain and floral notes. Too carbonated for my liking. Drinkable but uninteresting.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
gunnar (7511) - Sandnes, NORWAY - FEB 27, 2013
Shared bottle at Cardinal. Pours clear straw coloured with no head at al. Aroma of light struck hops, far from delicious. Taste is mild with a strange artificial bitterness.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Holmen1 (4471) - Stavanger, NORWAY - FEB 26, 2013
Kveldens første på mandag i annen 25.feb-12: ABV på 4.4%, og som bitterhumle er brukt First Gold. Aromahumler er EKG og Cascade. Klar gylden med hvitt skum. Lite aroma og daff ettersmak. Medium munnfylde. En ok og ganske frisk golden ale, hvis du liker stilen (noe Egil ikke gjør - han synes det er pingleøl).

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
abemorsten (3495) - Mosterøy, NORWAY - FEB 25, 2013
Shared 50 cl bottle at Cardinal. Clear golden body with a white film. Papery boiled carrots on the nose. Wet cardboard with a malty sweetness in the mouth. Medium body.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Sigmund (6282) - Tau, NORWAY - FEB 21, 2013
500 ml clear bottle, Cardinal Pub & Bar, Stavanger. ABV is 4.4%. Bittering hop is First Gold, aroma hops are Goldings and Cascade. Clear deep golden colour, moderate white head. Aroma of lightstruck and grassy hops, some dusty notes too, a hint of toffee. The flavour is fairly refreshing and tolerably well hopped, on a buttery background with a hint of toffee again. Medium bitter aftertaste.

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